A New York federal judge on Thursday overturned Tom Brady’s four-game suspension in the Deflategate scandal, giving the star New England Patriots quarterback a measure of vindication and dealing a crushing blow to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.
A Kentucky county clerk who has refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples was taken into custody Thursday after a federal judge found she was in contempt of court for ignoring the judge’s order to do so.
The former executive leaders of Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP on trial for allegedly defrauding the firm’s lenders and investors will rest their cases on Tuesday without testifying in their own defense and proceed directly to closing arguments, attorneys said Thursday.
A Delaware federal judge granted class certification in a securities suit against Wilmington Trust Corp. on Thursday, saying damages did not need to be calculated yet.
A California federal judge approved a $415 million class action settlement with Apple Inc., Google Inc. and others Wednesday resolving claims they illegally agreed not to poach each other’s engineers, but gave the plaintiffs just half of the $81 million in attorneys' fees they had requested.
The gloves are off in the battle between broadcasters and pay-TV providers over negotiations for the retransmission of broadcast TV signals, with a Dish Network Corp. official on Wednesday accusing broadcasters of exploiting the rules as the industry gears up for the Federal Communications Commission’s formal review of the system.
The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating whether several inter-dealer brokers have colluded to thwart competition from rival trading and price-listing services for pricing data on secondary sales of municipal bonds, according to sources close to the probe.
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